Rihanna To Headline 2016 Budweiser Made In America Festival
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The official 2016 Budweiser Made In America Festival line up has been announced, and Rihanna is leading the star-studded pack of artists who will touch the stage.

The Roc Nation songstress joins Coldplay as this year’s headliner alongside an eclectic mix of artists that’s sure to keep with the yearly tradition of bringing out music fans out in mass numbers to partake in the festivities. Additional acts on the bill for the 2-day music megafest includes DJ Khaled, Bryson Tiller, 2 Chainz, SZA, Lil Wayne, Chance The Rapper, Justine Skye, Desiigner and Tory Lanez, to name a few.

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As has been the case for the previous years, the 2016 MIA festival will take place on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway grounds in Philadelphia over Labor Day weekend on September 3 & 4th.  This will be the 5th year for the event, which is curated by Hip Hop icon and entertainment industry mogul Jay Z. Pre-sale tickets for the fest will be available exclusively to TIDAL members beginning Wednesday, June 22 at 10am, with general public ticket sales beginning on Monday, June 27 at the same time.  

Other notable acts who have headlined Made In America have included Beyoncé, Kanye West, Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd and Jay Z himself.

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